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>> news at 11:00 starts right now. it is devastation that's impossible to fathom. where do you begin to clean up or get your life back after an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and a tsunami? for now, bank of japan has invested more than $85 billion into money markets. now damage is estimated to be in the tens of billions of dollars and the ground is still shaking with aftershocks. i'm will thomas. >> i'm maureen umeh. nuclear officials believe there's been another explosion at one of japan's nuclear reactors. that news is just coming in. with the world rushing to japan's aid, there are thousands of people still missing.
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>> reporter: by this morning, the u.s.s. reagan and its support ships and other u.s. military personnel had already begun 20 missions. the aircraft have been conducting missions on the lookout for things like this, a man found 10 miles out to sea, clinging to his roof. he had apparently run back to his house to retriever things when the tsunami hit. he broke down and cried. his wife remains missing. in addition to military help, the u.s. is providing lots of civilian humanitarian add. two rescue teams, one from fairfax, virginia, the other from los angeles have arrived in japan. they are among teams sent from 10 different countries. the american red cross also helping out in an assistance capacity for the japanese red cross. >> there are also pockets of communities where no one has been able to get to yet, because they've been cut off by roads that have been destroyed or even by the tsunami waters
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that haven't receded. those are the people we're really worried about. >> reporter: the good news about this disaster with so many assets already in place in japan at the naval base, the naval station, and on nearby islands such as okinawa, the u.s. is able to to help out. and a team has been deployed, providing any expertise needed. good news, fall outfrom the japan has little chance of reaching u.s. shores. our coverage of the tsunami and earthquake continues on myfoxdc.com. you'll find all the latest developments, and pictures of the aftermath on our web site. if you have loved ones in that affected area, you can track
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them down with the google people finder. killers still on the run after an attack inside a bethesda clothing store. two women assaulted friday night. coworkers found them the next morning. jayna murray dead, and her coworker sexually assaulted. the people who work near the store and knew the victims trying to find comfort. the store is still closed and friends kept their mind focused on the women. >> she liked to travel and she liked to hike and very athletic person and full of spirit. >> i don't know what it is. it's-- it's horrific beyond words. >> police believe two men wanted to rob the store when the attack happened. they think the men got in through a door the women left open. we're monitoring metro and another violent attack on a train. this time the guardian angels were on board, too.
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but then one of them wound up being a victim. the train was pulling into the station around 10:00 last night, when the fight started. the man who tried to break it up was punched, knocked to the floor and kicked. the other guardian angels on board managed to stop the fight. >> at that time when the fight broke out, i had another guardian angel on that car with me. so he was able to call out the code red, so all the other angels knew we had a fight going on and needed assistance. >> the guardian angels detained five men until police got there. three minors and two adults were arrested. we have new details of a police officer fired upon. the officer was one of three who opened fire on a suspect who shot at them. the suspect's name is not being released yet, and he was taken to the hospital in critical condition. police had been called to the scene because callers reported
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the man was throwing bottles at drivers. u.s. state department spokesman crawly is out, after making comments about the way the army has treated a suspect in the wikileaks controversy. he called the army's tactics ridiculous and stupid. the suspect is in solitary confinement 24 hours a day. the talk on capitol hill today, the disaster in japan. what does it mean for nuclear energy in the united states? and can congress find a compromise on the debt crisis? those were issues front and center this sunday morning. melanie alnwick has the roundup. >> reporter: ground zero in the nuclear crisis, while operators
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raced to stop a melt down -- >> we have to take quick action, we have to take the most cautious attitude, and also we have to mobilize all our forces. these are the principles in meeting with these great challenge that we're facing. >> reporter: nuclear security expert told fox news sunday's chris wallace the worst case scenario a of multiple reactors. >> spew radio activity into the ground, the water. some could carry into the west coast of the united states. >> reporter: even if the radiation is contained, the fear is spreading, deafening what has been a growing call for more nuclear facilities in the u.s. on face the nation, senator joe lieberman said all 104 u.s. plants do go through annual safety drills. >> i've been a big supporter of
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nuclear power because it's domestic, it's ours and it's clean. and we've had a good safety record with nuclear power plants in the united states. but i think we've got -- i don't want to stop the building of nuclear power plants, but i think we've got to quietly, quickly put the brakes on until we can absorb what has happened in japan. >> reporter: no doubt that question will race up capitol hill. first, congressmen have to deal with the debt crisis. >> every day that we punt, every day that we don't act, we add $4 billion to our national debt. at some point we're going to have to pay that back. >> reporter: both sides agree for the most part on the tactics. melanie alnwick, fox 5 news. a lot of people are going green these days, even more
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this week in honor of st. paddy's day. check this out. sea of green in one city that's become a tradition. find out where, bet you already know. starting off the weekend with no shortage of sunshine. if you liked today, you're going to love tomorrow, and changes in the week as well. all the details after the break. stay with us. 
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we had a nice sun filled weekend. not bad at all. today's highs above seasonal. 59 at national airport. 38 at dulles. temperatures will be dipping down overnight. 41dulles. 39 manassas. 44at annapolis. winds gusty this afternoon. finally starting to die down pretty much everywhere. a few isolated areas of wind gusts. 20 at manassas, and 20 at fredericksburg, and 17 at culpepper. improved into the course of tomorrow. sky conditions, ridge of high pressure starting to be in control for us. fairly clear skies. a few scattered clouds here and there. but we're going to see the evidence of that sunshine into tomorrow, as that ridge of high pressure continues to build in and leaves us with very nice,
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dry and bright conditions. this is the frontal system that moved through across the area into the course of today, just ever so slowly. it was a dry front, which was good news. nothing to be concerned with. this ridge building in tomorrow will be in the sunshine, with temperatures in the 50s. changes in our forecast from tuesday through wednesday. here's a look at future cast. wet weather coming in by tuesday night. pockets of heavy rainfall. wednesday a washout. this will be a low pressure system. it's moving in from the lower mississippi valley associated with a front. here's a look at your five-day forecast. warming up by friday and a nice st. paddy's day. thanks. a long time chicago tradition is still going strong. >> the city kicked off one of the largest st. patrick's day parade in the nation.
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this was the mayor's last parade as mayor of chicago. i love that. >> you're from chicago. >> i have. >> probably seen this before. >> a lot of times. >> 40 pounds of dye, and it's not green, it's orange. >> it is. >> oh, you knew. >> we do this story every year. that does it for us. fox 5 is always on myfoxdc.com. >> take care. sports extra is next. >> bye-bye. 
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Fox 5 News at 11
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